Precht Family History

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Precht Name Meaning

South German (Bavaria and Austria): variant of Brecht.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Prechtl, Brecht, Prechtel, Brech, Pecht, Kracht, Obrecht, Ruprecht

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Precht Family Origin

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Precht Family Occupations

What did your Precht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Precht. The most common Precht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Precht's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Precht family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Precht ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Precht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Precht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Precht census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Precht

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Precht. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Precht. For the veterans among your Precht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Precht Life Expectancy

What is the average Precht lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Precht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Precht in 1949 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Precht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Precht ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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